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Tripster: Weekend Plans

Wine country's big weekend, tree lightings, and how to score $100 in gift certificates.

By Kasey Cordell November 19, 2012


NOV 22–DEC 31 More than a quarter million lights set coastal Shore Acres botanical gardens aglow. Details:

NOV 23–25  Willamette Valley and Columbia River Gorge wineries celebrate the end of the harvest with special events this weekend. Get details from our friends at Eat Beat.

SPEAKING OF WINE.... The Willamette Valley adds another winery to its ever-growing collection, this time in North Plains with the debut of Abbey Creek. Tasting room open from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturdays only. Details:

NOV 30 Hood River transforms into the Holiday Town of Oregon, with a parade, caroling, tree lighting, and free parking (and cookies). Details:

NOV 25 Disney comes to life in a symphony concert in Salem. Details:


NOV 23 Score huge discounts at local brand Nau with its weekly web sale. Every Friday, from now until December 14, get 50–70 percent off select items. Details:

$100 SPENDING MONEY Beginning this weekend, get $100 in gift certificates to Eugene's Fifth Street Public Market when you book two nights at the new Inn at the 5th hotel. Details:

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